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Weekly Walk: Bounding deer, blaze orange and ice cleats
Weekly Walk: Bounding deer, blaze orange and ice cleats
I did not attend the Tuesday walk last week, but Norwin reported that four hikers and a canine companion walked around Lake LaGrange on Ice Age Trail and horse trails. They found the 28-degree weather damp and cloudy. The trails were icy in spots.
Weekly Walk: December provides cool views, crisp hikes
Weekly Walk: December provides cool views, crisp hikes
Five hearty hikers started out last week Tuesday to walk around Lake LaGrange in the clockwise direction. We found the trail bare wherever it was exposed to direct sunlight during the day. On the north side of the hill the path was snow covered with...
Weekly Walk: Tracks in the snow
Weekly Walk: Tracks in the snow
Norwin led the walk last week Tuesday as I could not hike this day.   Marvin Herman writes: Ten long hikers departed U.S. Highway 12 meeting place and carpooled to Lapham Peak Unit of Kettle Morraine State...
Weekly Walk: A little snow makes for a wonderful hike
Weekly Walk: A little snow makes for a wonderful hike
Three hikers walked around Lake LaGrange last week Tuesday. I did not join them but reports were verbally given to me by the participants. They found the lake frozen over except for the spring hole near Kangaroo Walk.It was a pleasant walk...
Weekly Walk: Migrating cranes another sign of fall
Weekly Walk: Migrating cranes another sign of fall
Five of us walked around Lake LaGrange via Ice Age Trail and horse trails last week Tuesday.  It was cold and cloudy but comfortable hiking weather. The sun set as we hiked even though we could not see it. There were patches of ripples on the water...
Weekly Walk: Fall's muted colors come in berry red and mushroom
Weekly Walk: Fall's muted colors come in berry red and mushroom
I did not hike this day but Norwin led the hike last week Tuesday around Lake LaGrange. There were seven participants.Daylight saving time had ended the Sunday before so the sun set during the walk and the hike ended after darkness set in...
Weekly Walk: Cool, but comfortable temps and signs of a fading fall
Weekly Walk: Cool, but comfortable temps and signs of a fading fall
Marvin Herman writes: With temperatures in the mid 50s and falling and cool breezes swirling around the U.S. Highway 12 parking area, five hikers walked around Lake LaGrange via the Kangaroo Walk last week Tuesday. The...
Weekly Walk: Fall colors draw hikers and hunters
Weekly Walk: Fall colors draw hikers and hunters
Marv Herman writes: Seven hikers met at the U.S. Highway 12 meeting place last week Tuesday for a walk around Lake LaGrange, about 3 miles. It was a beautiful fall afternoon and as we approached Russ's bench, we could...
Weekly Walk: Fall colors include gold, red and frog green
Weekly Walk: Fall colors include gold, red and frog green
On a rainy afternoon last week Tuesday five of us decided to hike around Lake LaGrange from our meeting place. We had on our rain gear. There was a light sprinkle as we started which became even lighter as we walked. There was a breeze and the...
Weekly Walk: Trail choices lead to stops along the way
Weekly Walk: Trail choices lead to stops along the way
Twelve of us carpooled to the Nordic Trailhead last week Tuesday where we had a short one and seven tenths mile walk on the purple trail. This is a relatively level trail with a nice variety of scenery.We made this a very short walk...